Lindsay Mullen

Lindsay Mullen is CEO of Prosper Strategies, working behind the scenes to support the Mango team's world of lovable language learning. A language aficionado herself, Lindsay oversees a team of marketers fluent in public relations, content development and strategy (and they speak some German, French, Spanish and Chinese as well.)

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Style do's and don'ts abroad.

By Lindsay Mullen |   Jun 1, 2016 10:24:40 AM

Keeping up with the latest trends, hairstyles and gadgets shaped like starfish can be difficult in any culture. For assignees hoping to fit into a new home abroad, this can be even more challenging. Many cultures around the world have entirely different ideas about fashion trends that may quite not align with your assignee Margo’s trusty khaki-and-Uggs ensemble (oh, Margo).

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Safety and security at the library: keeping your resources and your patrons safe.

By Lindsay Mullen |   May 31, 2016 10:38:58 AM

Your library is a safe space in your local community. With a multitude of regular guests each day and the occasional out of-towner coming through your doors, you’re required to keep people of all backgrounds equipped with great books, learning opportunities and more.

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The best summer reading for language students.

By Lindsay Mullen |   May 26, 2016 3:12:21 PM

Happy summer, librarians! Hopefully you’re already enjoying a well-deserved break from the craziness of the year. The library sure does seem empty without all the students, doesn’t it?

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A doctor's guide to relocation.

By Lindsay Mullen |   May 25, 2016 4:33:48 PM

Practicing medicine abroad is a world away from what many physicians are used to. While many doctors have dedicated almost their whole life to American schooling, rotations and residency, the urge to move to a new country for personal or professional reasons may have physicians itching with the travel bug to relocate.  

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Are you a polling place? Preparing your library for elections.

By Lindsay Mullen |   May 24, 2016 2:21:32 PM

There’s nothing quite like watching a community of informed patrons proudly express their patriotism by fulfilling their civic duty and voting. Election season is upon us and if the early polling has been any indication, it’s sure to be one of the most talked-about election cycles yet.

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Finals Week study breaks (that still promote language learning and culture).

By Lindsay Mullen |   May 19, 2016 10:37:36 AM

It’s the home stretch, librarians, and that means it’s the busiest time of the year for you. Everywhere on campus, students are cramming for their final tests, cranking out their last term papers, and trying to figure out whether they should present their Intermediate Sculpture final project as more brutalist or dadaist. Your library is buzzing with student learning.

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Promoting a healthy lifestyle abroad.

By Lindsay Mullen |   May 18, 2016 2:28:23 PM

Living a healthy lifestyle isn’t always so easy (even for us Mangos). Occasionally, there’s a slice of French galette des rois (king’s cake) that looks too good to avoid or a threatening storm cloud that makes forgoing the usual workout all the more appealing.

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Funding a Mango subscription at your library.

By Lindsay Mullen |   May 17, 2016 10:19:21 AM

Whether it’s in a marriage ceremony or a new product contract, saying those final I do’s can be a little intimidating for anyone. But if your public library is trying to commit to a language-learning solution, the last thing you need is unanswered questions on how to best fund it prior to taking the plunge.

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Getting funding for Mango.

By Lindsay Mullen |   May 12, 2016 12:19:09 PM

Times are tough, academic librarian. For the past 30 years, libraries have been receiving a steadily shrinking slice of university funds. You’re in the difficult position where you still need to provide resources for an awesome student body and campus community—but with about 50 percent of the funds your colleagues had in 1984.

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The shopper's guide to global mobility: what foreign items won't make it through US customs.

By Lindsay Mullen |   May 11, 2016 1:15:28 PM

Purchasing souvenirs abroad is one of the most exciting parts about first moving to a new country. Unfortunately, many items that seem innocent at the time of purchase - come on, everyone loves Hungarian szablas (swords) - simply won’t make it through United States customs. Here are a few tips, tricks and helpful hints for that foreign shopaholic who just can’t say no to a good souvenir abroad.

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